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It's the final weekend of summer in Ottawa.

CTV News Ottawa looks at what's happening in the region this weekend.

Big Wreck at Wesley Clover Parks

Big Wreck takes the stage Friday night at the Budweiser Zero Drive In Concert Series at Wesley Clover Parks.

Tickets are on sale at www.thedriveinottawa.ca

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CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT!  After another successful night with @thetrews last night we just couldn't wait to announce our newest show as part of the @budweisercanada #BudZero Concert Series with @livenationon  Please welcome @bigwreckmusic to The Drive-In Experience Ottawa on Friday, September 18!!  Tickets go on sale Tuesday, Sept 1 at 10am!  www.thedriveinottawa.ca/concerts  �� @moose.vision

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The Sheepdogs at Wesley Clover Parks

Canadian rock and roll band The Sheepdogs take over the Budweiser Zero Drive In Concert Series stage at Wesley Clover Parks Saturday night.

The show begins at 7 p.m.

For tickets, visit www.thedriveinottawa.ca

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Coming to a Drive-In Theatre this weekend. Don’t miss it. Still a handful of tickets for TORONTO, PETERBOROUGH and OTTAWA this weekend. Link in bio. Made by @matdunlap Voice-over @poochtown1975

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Brett Kissel Drive-In Concert Style

Canadian country music star Brett Kissel performs three Drive-In Style concerts Saturday night at the Richmond Fairgrounds.

The concerts are scheduled for 1 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

For more information, visit www.richmondfair.ca or call 613-838-3420

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The Brett Kissel Drive-In Concert is less than a week away! Do you have your ticket?!! Caivan Communities Ottawa's Pure Country Country 101.1

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The Chef's Table at the National Arts Centre

The National Arts Centre, the RBC Bluesfest organization and the Ontario Festival of Small Halls have teamed up to offer the "Chef's Table at the National Arts Centre."

Tickets for the event sold out immediately, but you will still be able to hear the musical performances taking place from a boat/stage along the Rideau Canal.

The event will run Sept. 18 and 19, and Sept. 25 and 26.

Asinabka Festival celebrates the best in Indigenous films

The Asinabka Festival is an annual Indigenous film and media arts festival that allows independent artists – national, international, Indigenous, non-Indigenous – to share, present, and disseminate their work.

The festival runs until Sunday, and is available online.

Visit www.asinabkafestival.org

Physically Distanced Zumba at TD Place

Grab your sneakers, a water bottle and your best pal and join Zumba at TD Place.

ZIN Shane Scatliffe teaches her famous one-hour Zumba class on Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m.

Tickets are $15 and available at www.tdplace.ca

Museums in Ottawa and Gatineau

  • The Canadian Museum of Nature will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum is open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • The Canada Aviation and Spaced Museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • The Canada Science and Technology Museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • The National Gallery of Canada is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • The Canadian Museum of History is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
  • The Canadian War Museum is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
  • The Diefenbunker is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
  • The Ottawa Art Gallery is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday

 

Apple Orchard season

Cannamore Orchard is open for Fall, every weekend until Thanksgiving.

Family Activity Weekends are scheduled every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Enjoy covered wagon rides, cow-train rides, hedge mazes and apple picking.

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This weekend (September 19-20) is our special apple picking weekend! All apples picked off the ground or the trees are 50% OFF. The regular $20.00 bag is only $10.00. You can pick any kind of apple into your bag. The abundance of pickers this year have caused the apples to go fast! �� We still have lots of pre-picked apples in-store as well as cider, honey, our famous fudge, pumpkins, and more. Family activities including cow train rides, pedal cars, wagon rides, giant hedge mazes, and more are still running every Sat/Sun from 11am-4pm until Thanksgiving. �� ��: @thegreniertriplets — #cannamoreorchard #sale #applepicking #ottawaorchard #sdgtourism #ottawatourism #ottcity #fallfun #apples

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Billings Estate National Historic Site

Registration is now open for the guided tour of Settler's Cemetery at The Billings Estate National Historic Site.

Tickets must be purchased ahead of time.

Visit www.ottawa.ca/billingsestate

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Registration is now open for our guided tours of the Settler’s Cemetery. Website link in bio. #BillingsEstate // Les inscriptions sont ouvertes pour nos visites guidées du cimetière des colons. Visitez Ottawa.ca/domainebillings. #DomaineBillings. . . . #Ottawa #MyOttawa #OttawaHistory #Museum #Musée #LocalHistory #DiscoverON #OttawaEvents #ExploreCanada

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Ottawa Farmers Markets

Biking, running and walking

The National Capital Commission is opening the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway, the Sir George-Etienne Cartier Parkway and the Queensway Elizabeth Driveway to cyclists, joggers, walkers and rollerbladers this weekend.

The following parkways will be closed to motor vehicle traffic, and open for active use on weekends, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m

  • Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway (between Carling Avenue and Booth Street)
  • Sir George-Etienne Cartier Parkway (between the Aviation Parkway and St. Joseph Boulevard)
  • Queen Elizabeth Driveway (between Laurier Avenue and Fifth Avenue)